Tag "beginner yoga"

10 Ways Yoga Straps Can Deepen Your Practice

Props are for students who can’t do the “full pose”, right? Wrong! Rather than being training wheels for beginners to rely on, yoga props can deepen our practice in unexpected ways.

3 Ways New Yoga Students Can Embrace National Yoga Month

September is National Yoga Month. Click here to learn more about it and why you should take part.

Is There Competition In Yoga?

Yoga is about doing your best with your body. But, is there competition in yoga? Let’s break it down and you be the judge!

6 Benefits of Downward Facing Dog

Doward facing dog is the signature pose of yoga for good reason. The benefits are unbeatable! Click here to learn how to do it properly.

For the Love of Yin

In our own daily lives, many of us tend to lean toward the yang side of the spectrum: working long hours, exercising hard, and moving along dynamically in a fast-paced world. Yin yoga is an opportunity to balance some of that active yang energy by nurturing stillness in the body.

Half Moon Pose Calms and Balances

Half Moon pose is a yoga pose that creates balance and strength. It also requires focus, stillness and trust. Click here to master this pose!

Humility in Practice

In the end, it is humility that leads to inner peace and happiness, not pride, and it is also one of the many qualities that an asana practice can help us to cultivate…

Breathe Into Your Hips

The more you practice linking breath and conscious, specific relaxation points in the body, the more you increase your overall body awareness. Give it time…. all is coming!

The Basics of Sun Salutation A and Sun Salutation B

There are many ways to vary your sun salutations when you teach vinyasa yoga. What are the basics? Here are some simple postures to follow for sun salutation variations. Sun

Shine Some Light on Reverse Warrior Pose!

Reverse Warrior Pose is an intense stretch along the side body. Click here to learn how to do it properly and the amazing benefits!